Job tenure as correlate of jobs satisfaction among selected bank employees in Mafikeng
Motladiile, Kegomoditswe R.
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The study assessed the effect of job tenure on job satisfaction among employees of different banks operating in the Mafikeng municipality. The population of the study comprises of employees of different banks operating in Mafikeng Municipality. A simple random sampling procedure was used to select 120 from 235 employees using proportion to size technique. A structured questionnaire was used to collect the data. The results of the study revealed that employees of different banks operating in Mafikeng municipality are fairly satisfied with infrastructure for work, working hours, academic advancement, professional advancement, relationship with their manager and subordinates, the appraisal and reward system and their salary. The study also reported a least satisfaction with the workload, the conflicting orders, the job stress and the work life balance. There is a weak positive insignificant correlation found between job tenure at present bank and job satisfaction. There is also a weak positive correlation between job tenure in the banking sector and job satisfaction. The study recommends that the selected Bank employees in Mafikeng Municipality should manage pressure on improved performance and the response to challenges of their employees in order to improve job satisfaction.